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When i turned on my ps3 today nothing displays on tv at all..........just a black screen

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Check EVERY! cable, TV too, EVERYTHING.
Especially if it's HDMI, they come out EASILY.

Make sure TV is working properly with other things, it could be your TV.

If all cables are correct remove the game and whatnot and try different things.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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Turns on but will not display anything on tv no background or anything power went off yesterday but is on serge protector same as tv


Try a video reset:

While the PS3 is off (solid red led) hold down the power button until you hear the SECOND beep, quickly release.

Let me know if that solved your problem.

May 20, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The other day my ps3 was working great and today i went to use it and all that i have is a black screen. Know i have it hooked up with a hdmi cable and the tv does recognize it because when i turn on the...


It may have the changed somehow, try turning off your ps3, wait 10 secs, turn the ps3 back on and do not release the power button until you hear the beeps, it should reset your display.

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PS3 went from a "snowy" screen to a black screen. HELP PLEASE!!


hi..
Two or more things, first make sure you have your audio vidio cables correct

Yellow= Video
Red= Audio right
White Audio left

Also make sure that the tv matches the input your cables are connected into. I would make sure the restart the PS3 to make sure the video is good (after checking the tv input)

Jul 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 - Black Screen


PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitor gaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like No Display Problme. You may check out the informative blog post at PS3 Repairs blog

Hope it helps to fix the problem.........................

Apr 04, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The ps3 turns on but there is no display or sound


HAVE YOU TRYED THE SETTINGS ON YOUR TV?? SWITCHING IT FROM SCART TO HDMI AND THEN USE THE SOURCE BUTTON ON YOUR TV TO FIND THE DISPLAY FROM YOUR PS3...HOPE THIS WILL HELP YOU...........

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60gb console working fine, it turns on, but no audio or viseo


No. well maybe first off three beeps is just defeating the purpose of the rest. what are you using to connect it to the tv?? because you did not say that will make a big differene


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Playstation 3 Does not display on TV using HDMI or regular video cable. senerio: My son hook it up using HDMI Cable to my bedroom sony flat screen tv to watch a blue ray movie and play some games. which...


I posted to your problem with a similar one. I was able to get my PS3 to work by:

1.) Powering down both the PS3 and ViewSonic LCD
2.) Unplugging the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
3.) Waiting at least 10 or more seconds
4.) Plugging in the power cables to both PS3 and LCD
5.) Turning on the ViewSonic LCD
6.) Turning on the PS3 and holding down the power button until the beep

After this sequence I heard the bootup audio and the menu appeared on the screen- which detected the HDMI connection to my LCD.

Very odd.. I've had my PS3 in the same place for months and just today this happened.

I wanted to post my success. Best of luck!

Seth

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 will play on AV but will not in HDMI


  1. Connect via AV and turn on the system.
  2. Go to Setting and then Display setting
  3. Select the connector type on your TV.
  4. After you selected connector your TV screen may go staid black. Try to hook your HD cable while the system is still on. (This step should be done in 30 sec. If not, will go back to previous screen)
  5. Your TV Screen should be on via HD cable

Dec 09, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 all black when i turn it on


ok a long shot but i did read somewere that if u hold down the power button for 10 seconds it detects or calibrates to the current TV that is connected its worth a try if nothing else, if this didnt help sorry but if it did enjoy :)

P.S. i dont know if the console needs to already be running to do this.

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Ok shut it off and take the coords out make sure you re-connect the coords back and try it again.. This should fix it! It tooke me 8 times the other day to get a display so i am hoping it works let me know!

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